Natasha is a compassionate, authentic and client-centered Clinical Psychologist. She believes in the importance of establishing a safe, supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic environment. She is flexible in her approach to practice, allowing herself to be guided by the individual needs of each client.
Natasha is passionate about helping clients to understand and address underlying factors influencing thoughts, emotions and patterns of behaviour in order to improve mental health and wellbeing, enhance interpersonal relationships and lead rich, full and meaningful lives.
Natasha’s areas of expertise
Natasha works with adolescents and adults experiencing:
- Bipolar Mood Disorder
- Obsessions and Compulsions
- Social anxiety
- Generalised anxiety, worry and perfectionism
- Panic attacks
- Grief and loss
- Stress and burnout
- Adjustment to life changes
- Low self-esteem
- Poor confidence
Depending on her client’s needs and preferences Natasha uses a variety of evidence-based approaches including:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
- Clinical Neuro-Psychotherapy
- Schema Therapy
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy principles
- Positive Psychology
- Strengths based approaches
Background and experience
Natasha was awarded a Masters of Clinical Psychology with Distinction after completing undergraduate and honours degrees in Psychology. She has experience in inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, university wellness clinics, child trauma counselling settings, as well as within her own private practice. Natasha has experience conducting clinical, cognitive and psychosocial assessments, as well as delivering both individual and group interventions.
Currently on a 12 month leave of absence returning in December 2021.
Natasha works both in private practice and as a lecturer at CQUniversity. Appointments are generally available for new and continuing clients within a 2-3-week period.